The-New-Adventures-of-Lois-and-Clark

people villainize superman’s “perfection,” but when he fails to save someone, when he doesn’t stop every disaster, or win every battle, you say “he’s superman, he should have saved them.” you complain about him when he saves the day, you complain when he doesn’t. you call him “too perfect,” but fail to see that he isn’t, not even superman can be everywhere at once.

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DC Comics Superheroine & the First Lady of Comics: Lois Lane
↳ “Lois Lane is Clark Kent’s Superman”

One of my favorite parts of any Superman show ever is in Lois and Clark: the New Adventures of Superman. 
Basically, Superman violates a really stupid injunction against saving people using his powers, so he is temporarily sent to prison. But when the Metropolis police take mugshots of him, everyone in the room (including the police) uses it as a photo op with Superman like

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GET TO KNOW: CLARK KENT [SUPERMAN]
↳ “A good Superman story fills you with awe. It’s the mythology of a sun god who wished he was a man because he saw something so great in us. It’s the story of a hero who could move whole worlds and see through stars and hear a whisper on the other side of the planet… who fell in love with a storyteller.”

  • Nino: Alya?
  • Alya: Yeah.
  • Nino: Instead of always just standing around watching Marinette and Adrien, wondering what they’re doing, what if we… got lives of our own that were a little more interesting?
  • Alya: Now, son, you just hit the bulls-eye. It’s like we’re supporting characters, in some TV show that’s only about them.
  • Nino: Yeah. Yeah! It’s like all we do is advance their plots.
  • Alya: I’ll tell you the truth. I’m sick of it.
  • Nino: Man, me too!